Beschouwingen van de Werken der Natuur. Ten opzigte van de viervoetige Dieren, Vogels, Visschen [...]. Ter Betooginge van Gods Magt, Wysheid en Goedheid. Of Vervolg op [...] J. Ray, Gods Wysheid geopenbaard in de Werken der Scheppinge, enz.
Amsterdam: F. de Kruyff [...], 1768. . 8vo, 22cm. Pp. [xviii],645,, contemp. quarter red sheepskin, backstrip with raised bands and lettering piece, boards lined with hand-marbled paper, uncut. Marbled paper renewed rather recently, faint waterstain on part of first few leaves only, very good otherwise.
Title: Beschouwingen van de Werken der Natuur. Ten opzigte van de viervoetige Dieren, Vogels, Visschen [...]. Ter Betooginge van Gods Magt, Wysheid en Goedheid. Of Vervolg op [...] J. Ray, Gods Wysheid geopenbaard in de Werken der Scheppinge, enz.
Publisher: Amsterdam: F. de Kruyff [...], 1768.
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